After an operation in the south of Monterrey, the Marines detained a man known only as "El Charly" who operated in the Town of San Pedro.
A member of the Beltran Leyva Cartel was detained after an operation carried out by the Marines in the south of Monterrey.
The man only identified as "El Charly", who operated in the town of San Pedro Garza Garcia, Otis : readers might recognise this place from article about the capture of Z-42.
Yesterday around 16:00 hours, Marines searched two buildings in Lomas del Hipico Colonia, located about the Valle Atlo highway, in Monterrey. Subsequently the units searched the buildings caught the detainee and left heading towards the state highway.
|Marines sealed access to this colonia for two hours while carrying out searches|
More details and updates will be posted when available.
El Charly is now identified as Carlos Adrian Contreras Cepeda, who at the moment of his arrest was carrying arms and drugs. The arrest happened when the Marines inspected a car, in which the presumed criminal was travelling. The said criminal had a rifle, hand gun, five spare magazines, 84 rounds of ammunition, and more than 4,600 packets of drugs with the characteristics of Marijuana and Cocaine.
The Marines took him into custody and read him his rights.
The person, his guns, presumed drugs, vehicle and effects were put at the disposition of agents of the Public Ministry of the Federation in the town of General Escobedo, Nuevo Leon.
Updated article in Spanish at Milenio
Thanks to Chivis for the correct photo of El Charly